Mrs. Irma Jane Gilpin of Campbellsville was born on February 18, 1925 to the late Ben and Emma (Stillwell) Thompson. She departed this life on Friday, January 31, 2020 in Campbellsville, being 94 years, 11 months, and 13 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Soules Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Gilpin was the devoted wife of Mr. Edwin Gilpin, who preceded her in death on April 18, 2009 after 58 years of marriage. She was a retiree of Fruit of the Loom and an exceptional cook. Always cherishing life’s blessings, she never met a stranger, and equally shared her kindness and love with all she knew.
She leaves to mourn her passing:
Her brother-in-law: Nolan “Hotshot” Gilpin and wife Shirley,
A special niece and caretaker: Sue Clarke-Goodin and husband Gary,
And a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers: James Thompson, Albert Thompson, J.B. Thompson, Freddie Thompson, and Edward Thompson; and two sisters: Betty Young and Hazel Roark.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Gilpin on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Ronnie Dooley will be officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Lebanon National Cemetery with her husband immediately following the service.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 3, from 9:00 AM until time for the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to the Soules Chapel United Methodist Church. Those can be made in person at the funeral home or online at www.lrpetty.com/donations.
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